Here at Dance Spirit, we have a special tradition of asking our cover stars to whip out their most explosive, amazing, gravity-defying tricks—their “power moves”—at the end of the photo shoot. The result? An amazing collection of videos featuring everything from Italian fouettés to backwards worms. Below, we rounded up our 5 favorites, but be […]
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Your 2016 CMS winner Briar Nolet shows off her crazy-cool power move, the elbow walkover. Your browser does not support the video tag.
Grace Gerring, a former member of the 14-time National Championship–winning University of Minnesota Dance Team, shows off one of the team’s signature moves. All photos by Steve Lucas. 1) Prep by stepping on your right leg, arms down and back slightly… 2) …and then Step Forward on your left leg, coming into fourth position plié, […]
When audiences watched Washington Ballet’s premiere performance of Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Sueño de Marmol, they could’ve missed “wow” moments like this with just the blink of an eye. (Photo by Brianne Bland) We’re all about power moves here at DS—you know, those characteristic tricks that add a spark to your routine…that make your audience go […]
Begin in a low lunge, with your right foot forward, your palms flat on the ground and your back leg slightly bent. Push off the floor with your arms and legs. Jump as high as you can, keeping your legs horizontal in the air and your upper body lifted. Keep your focus toward the ground […]
To prepare, tendu your right foot forward from first position. Bring your right foot back into fifth position as you plié , then spring into a small prep jump, landing back in fifth-position plié. Jump as high as you can, extending your right leg forward and lifting your left leg into a back attitude. Arch […]